Hailey Lennon

Partner, Anderson Kill
362 - Blockchain/IOT

Hailey Lennon is a shareholder in Anderson Kill's Technology, Media, and Distributed Systems Group. She is based in California and affiliated with Anderson Kill's Los Angeles office. Hailey is also Regulatory Analyst at Forbes Crypto and Founder of Crypto Connect. Prior to joining Anderson Kill, Hailey was regulatory counsel at leading cryptocurrency platforms Coinbase and bitFlyer. At Coinbase, Hailey helped oversee regulatory relationships with the SEC, CFTC, OFAC, and state regulators. She worked with the New York Department of Financial Services to obtain approvals for new products, services, and digital assets, and managed the organization's Bitlicense and Trust Company supervisory relationships, reporting, and audits. Prior, Hailey helped bitFlyer Japan's expansion into the United States, obtaining money transmitter licenses for 33 states, as well as the coveted New York BitLicense. At bitFlyer, Hailey served as board secretary for the Virtual Commodity Association, a working group seeking to establish an industry-sponsored self-regulatory organization for the cryptocurrency industry. Previously, Hailey was AVP of regulatory compliance at Silvergate Bank.